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Posts tagged Direct Services
  • New Report: U.S. Government Plays Critical Role in the Elimination of Child Marriage

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    January 26th, 2023

    In Time to Lead: The Federal Government’s Role in Ending Child Marriage in the United States, Tahirih highlights the critical role of the federal government in our fight to end child marriage here at home.

  • New Report Compares Impact of Compromise Legislation To End Child Marriage in the U.S.

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    January 26th, 2023

    In Comparing Compromises: Varying Impacts of Laws that Limit, But Do Not End Child Marriage, Tahirih analyzes data from states that have recently passed a reform to limit child marriage.

  • New Reports: New Data on Child Marriage Shows the Time to Act is Now

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    January 26th, 2023

    The Tahirih Justice Center has released two new reports that underscore the urgent need to take action against child marriage in the United States. These reports reveal alarming new data and call for long overdue legislative action at the state and federal levels to protect all children from the harms of child marriage.

  • A fair asylum process must protect the most vulnerable at our borders

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    December 16th, 2022

    The Hill featured an Op-Ed by Irena Sullivan, senior immigration policy counsel at the Tahirih Justice Center, that calls for an asylum process that protects immigrants survivors of gender-based violence.

  • “Contar mi historia me ayuda a sanarme”: hispana habla de cómo logró salir del tráfico humano

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    November 14th, 2022

    Tahirih’s client, Brenda Rincon, shared her story with Univision Atlanta reporter, Ana Herrera. Brenda says sharing her survival story helps her heal.

    You can see the full interview in Spanish here.

  • New Guide to Survivor-Centered Legal Writing

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    October 31st, 2022

    Richard Caldarone, Tahirih’s Senior Litigation Counsel, used his expertise in both immigration law and survivor-centered service provision to create a new tool, “Survivor-Centered Legal Writing: A Brief Guide.” This unique […]

  • New Report: Survivors Seeking Asylum are Exposed to More Violence at the Border

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    October 11th, 2022

    Everyone deserves to live a life free from violence. That’s why at Tahirih, we believe that people seeking safety in the U.S. should be met with an asylum system that understands the trauma they have endured, instead of exposing them to more harm.

    Unfortunately, that is not the case for survivors of gender-based violence who arrive at the southern border seeking protection here in the United States.

    A new report by the Tahirih Justice Center and Oxfam America reveals how common it is for people seeking asylum to experience gender-based violence in Mexico while waiting to access the asylum process in the U.S.